why’s

We don’t always take a close enough glimpse at one person in the Christmas story whom I can relate to the most. Because like me, Joseph appears to have wondered at the whys of Jesus. Why, Mary? Why Mary?! Why this way, God? Why now? Why me? Why? ‘Why’ is a question we can all see … More why’s

Adventures in Advent

With the arrival of Advent comes the retelling of the Christmas story. I have heard it many times… in song, through drama, or by a reader at church. I have read the story to myself, and to my children. This year, I am doing something different. I have never read the whole story in the … More Adventures in Advent

messy

People are messy; therefore, relationships will be messy. Don’t be surprised by messiness. -Tim Keller Life is messy. Not just your space when you share it with others, or don’t tidy up after yourself. People all have their own way of thinking, and expectations of how things will/should/could be… and that difference truly makes life … More messy

yes in my mess

I am saying yes in my mess. Yes to letting God mess up my day the way He wants it to look: Today I worked a day shift versus the evening shift in usually work on Mondays. I somehow got more done than usual, and now have some downtime to read, write & relax. I … More yes in my mess